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Ray Cuellar
Resource Development Specialist
5885 Haven Ave., AD 109B
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
Phone: 909-652-6469

SPIN LogoSPIN Setup and Login Directions

Establish a GENIUS username and password

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the GENIUS link along the top of the page.
  3. Chose "Create New Profile."
  4. Select your institution: Chaffey College.
  5. Fill out the New Profile Registration Page - Select the department listed.
  6. Enter your Chaffey College email address; Only Chaffey email addresses will be approved by the Administrator.
  7. Click "Submit."
  8. You will now be at the Profile Summary Page - do no fill anything out on this page. Scroll to the bottom and click "Log Ou.t"
  9. Your Administrator will receive an email and will validated your profile.

Once validated, you will have access to SPIN's added functionality and remote access. Using your unique username and password, you will be able to access SPIN/GENIUS from any computer.

Please allow 24 hours for the validation process to complete.


  1. Go to
  2. In the top black banner click "SPIN" to access the funding database or "GENIUS" to view/edit your profile.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Begin searching.
Rev. 9/26/13